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Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems By Michael N. DeMers

Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems by Michael N. DeMers

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Courses on Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are now being taught in geography departments. This text uses a building block approach and assumes limited background in the subject; it includes basic cartographic and geographic principles throughout; and covers applications for a range of uses.

Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems Summary

Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems by Michael N. DeMers

Courses on Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are now being taught in geography departments but many lecturers will not have been teaching this subject for long. This text uses a building block approach and assumes limited background in the subject; it includes basic cartographic and geographic principles throughout; and covers numerous applications for a wide range of uses and users. It should be of interest to both students and lecturers of geography.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Automated Geography; GEOGRAPHIC DATA, MAPS, AND AUTOMATION; Spatial Analysis: The Foundation of Modern Geography; The Map as a Model of Geographic Data: The Language of Spatial Thinking; Cartographic and GIS Data Structures; INPUT, STORAGE, AND EDITING; GIS Data Input; Data Storage and Editing; ANALYSIS: THE HEART OF THE GIS; Elementary Spatial Analysis; Measurement; Classification; Statistical Surfaces; Spatial Arrangement; Overlay: Comparing Coverage Variables; Cartographic Modeling; GIS OUTPUT; The Output From Analysis; GIS DESIGN; GIS Design and Implementation; Appendices; Glossary; Photo Credits; Index.

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GOR001627829
9780471142843
0471142840
Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems by Michael N. DeMers
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1996-11-29
448
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